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Reminiscing About Leg 3 – The China to Singapore Photo Gallery

Reminiscing About Leg 3 – The China to Singapore Photo Gallery

While I was stuck in Quetta (Pakistan) last week I had the chance to reminisce about previous sections of the journey. Leg 3 from China to Singapore was the toughest, most frustrating and challenging section of the journey. But over time the wounds have started to heal and on reflection there many highlights, satisfying memories and great photos. If you are new to the blog or just fancy spending a few minutes exploring China, Laos,...

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The Karakoram Highway – The 50 Best Scenic Photos

The Karakoram Highway – The 50 Best Scenic Photos

My 10 day trip up the Karakoram Highway in Pakistan to the Khunjerab Pass (and Chinese border) was punctuated with amazing views every day. Here are the 50 best scenic photos from my journey. I hope you enjoy these as much as I enjoyed the drive. It was simply one of the best scenic drives in the world. To read about the journey up the KKH follow this link here I highly recommend you click on any photo to enlarge and scroll through them as...

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The Karakoram Highway – Wow Wow Wow, 3 Cups of Coffee & 60 Minutes on a Leaky Boat

The Karakoram Highway – Wow Wow Wow, 3 Cups of Coffee & 60 Minutes on a Leaky Boat

I left Islamabad at 6am to get an early start. Besham was the target for the day and it was going to be a long drive. I was expecting to see my first Police escorts at some point along the way as well. The morning drive up past Murree was very pretty. It is a popular summer destination up in the hills which had me salivating at the prospect of more great views waited me on the Karakoram Highway (KKH). After Murree I passed through the...

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China Part 3 – The Slow Road to Happiness, The Flood, and The Great Chinese Dumpling Challenge

China Part 3 – The Slow Road to Happiness, The Flood, and The Great Chinese Dumpling Challenge

The morning after the accident was a slow start. Nobody was sure what to expect. None of us had ever been in this situation before. Still there were things to do. I needed to fixed Boris’ right rear spring. I’d been driving on it for over 1000km, and a solution need to be found before I disabled my car even further. So while the bikers looked after the situation with David, Fun, V, K and I went to visit the local spring...

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China Part 2 – The Great Wall of China, The Storm, and The Accident

China Part 2 – The Great Wall of China, The Storm, and The Accident

The trucks gave the bikers a wide berth the next day. Fun had given them the name and address for the hotel in Hami, and they were free to make their own way. The trucks would continue at their own pace. For the first time Fun travelled in Ivor, and I had a different companion in the passenger seat with me. With V for company it was a prime opportunity to turn the stereo up, and talk utter bollocks. I was in need of blowing off some steam,...

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